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MISSISSIPPI CRIME PREVENTION
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|Your State - Crime Statistics
|Disaster Center Crime Rates in Mississippi from 1960 to 1997
|Teen Violence Prevention Programs
|Southeast Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT)
Chris Gilmer, Project Director
Developing Resources for Education in America, Inc. (DREAM)
310 Airport Rd., Ste. D
Jackson, MS 39208
The fundamental mission of the national CAPT system is to bring research to practice. The CAPT system is designed to work with States and local communities, policymakers and local leaders, agencies and task forces to apply the science-based prevention technology that works. This group works in Alabama, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virgin Islands, and Virginia.
|Violence Prevention Resource Center of the University of Southern Mississippi
Dr. Johnny Purvis, Director
PO Box 5068
Hattiesburg, MS 39406
|The Resource Center works with gangs and cults, school safety, and at-risk students.
|Mississippi Attorney General's Initiative on Youth Violence and School Safety
Sandra Shelson, Program Coordinator
PO Box 220
Jackson, MS 39205-0220
|Check with your local police department for more crime prevention resources in your area.||